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The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary is a dynamic teaching and research-oriented department with great ideological and intellectual diversity. We are proud to be a department of scholars who have developed the national and international profile necessary to sustain a high quality teaching and research program.

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Recent News

Political Science would like to extend a warm welcome to Kim-Lee Tuxhorn who will be joining the department effectively July 1st, 2016.

Kim-Lee Tuxhorn - I study international relations with an emphasis in international/comparative political economy and international organizations. My research interests span the issue-areas of trade, monetary policy, and foreign investment.

 

Congratulations to Bonnie Walter on meeting the completion requirements to achieve a Certificate for EMERGING LEADERS through Continuing Education at the University of Calgary. This program was completed over 2 years. The graduation ceremony took place June 15th, 2016 at the Red & White Club. This is Bonnie's second certificate. She completed her first certificate in General Management, 2005. 

The #ICameAsARefugee campaign launched on June 20th, 2016, featuring one of our own in the department, Pablo Policzer.

Click on the link below to watch and hear his story....                                   

#ICameAsARefugee

On behalf of the Graduate Program, please join us in congratulating Elizabeth Pando-Burciaga and her husband Carlos on the birth of their beautiful daughter, Octavia! Octavia was born June 7th at the Foothills Hospital, 3.16 kg and 48 cm. Elizabeth tell us that Octavia is very healthy and that they are loving every second of the time spent with her. Elizabeth and Carlos also wish to thank everyone for the friendship, encouragement and support they felt during the pregnancy.

Elizabeth is a PhD Candidate in the 4th year of her program, under the supervision of Dr. Susan Franceschet. 

Roberta Rice research supported by a Knowledge Synthesis SSHRC grant on indigenous rights and global resources is showcased in the Research section of the UToday.

Congratulations to CHANCE MINNETT WATCHEL on receiving the 2016 Canadian Political Science Association Poster Prize for his submission: "Private Delivery of Public Social Policy in Canada's Most Socially Conservative Province: Explaining Gay and Lesbian Adoption Policy in Alberta"

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The International Relations Undergraduate Program has moved to Political Science?                 
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• International Relations (IR) as an interdisciplinary subject is taught only at the Undergraduate level but students who are interested in an MA or PhD in IR should follow the link here as IR is taught as part of POLI at the graduate level.

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PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Basso, A., "Towards a Theory of Displacement Atrocities: The Cherokee Trail of Tears, The Herero Genocide, and The Pontic Greek Genocide,Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal, 10(1), 2016: 5-29.

Brenda O'Neill and Melanee Thomas, "Because it's 2015: Gender and the 2015 Election," in Jon Pammett and Chris Dornan, eds., The Canadian Federal Election of 2015, Toronto, ON: Dundurn, 2016, 275-304.

Susan Franceschet, "Disrupting Informal Institutions? Cabinet Formation in Chile in 2006 and 2014." In Gender, Institutions, and Change in Bachelet's Chile, Edited by Georgina Waylen. New York: Palgrave, 2016. pp. 67-94. 

Joshua D. Goldstein and Maureen S. Hiebert, "Strange Legacies of the Terror: Hegel, the French Revolution, and the Khmer Rouge Purges", The European Legacy, 21(2), 2016: 145-167.